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Reference Desk February 2013

Kasel Associated Industries Recalls Products Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

    February 19, 2013 — Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, CO is voluntarily recalling ALL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED AT ITS DENVER, COLORADO FACILITY FROM APRIL 20, 2012 THRU SEPTEMBER 19, 2012 due to possible Salmonella contamination. Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the pet products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

    Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these symptoms after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

    Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has any of these signs, please contact your veterinarian.

    The recalled Products of Dog Treats were distributed nationwide through various retailers from April 20th to September 19th.

    Kasel Industries is recalling Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature’s Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Stick items. Lot numbers as shown in 1 Year Best By Date Table and 2 Year Best By Date Table, which are attached.

    Kasel Industries has not received any reports of illnesses to date in connection with these products.

    No other products made by Kasel Associated Industries are included in the recall. Specifically no products with best by dates after the specified ranges are included in the recall.

    Consumers who have purchased any listed products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Kasel Associated Industries at (800) 218-4417 Monday thru Friday from 7am to 5pm MDT.

    Source: FDA

    2 Year Best By Date
    UPC   Lot/Best By Date
    085239043165 Boots&Barkley American Beef Bully Stick 12" 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    085239403495 Boots&Barkley American Smoked Beef Femur Bone 3" 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    085239043103 Boots&Barkley American Flossie 6-8" 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    085239403440 Boots&Barkley American Pig Ear Strips 8oz 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    085239043202 Boots&Barkley American Chicken Stuffed Beef Femur Bone 6" 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    085239043110 Boots&Barkley American Braided Bully Stick 5" 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    085239043325 Boots&Barkley American Chicken Jerky 16oz 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    085239043400 Boots&Barkley American Chicken Jerky 8oz 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    490830400086 Boots&Barkley American Variety Pack 32oz 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    647263899196 Boots&Barkley American Beef Ribs 2ct 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    647263899172 Boots&Barkley American  Beef Knuckle 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    647263899158 Boots&Barkley American Pig Ears 12ct 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    647263899189 Boots&Barkley American Beef Bully Sticks 6ct 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    647263899165 Boots&Barkley American Pork Femur 20APR2014 DEN-03OCT2014 DEN
    681131857246 Roasted Pig Ear Dog Treats 28oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    800443092903 25 PK Natural Pig Ears 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    800443092910 12 PK Natural Pig Ears 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    800443092927 12 PK Smoked Pig Ears 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    800443092934 7 PK Natural Pig Ears 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    800443092941 7 PK Smoked Pig Ears 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    647263800291 16oz Chicken Chips 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    647263900151 16oz Salmon Jerky 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    647263800178 4oz Chicken Jerky 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    647263510176 4oz Lamb Jerky 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    647263900175 4 oz Salmon Jerky 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    647263801175 4oz Beef Jerky 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    647263800291 16oz Chicken Jerky 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    647263700157 16oz Pork Jerky 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    091037018021 BIXBI Skin & Coat Beef Liver Jerky 5oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    091037018045 BIXBI Skin & Coat Lamb Jerky 5oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    091037018007 BIXBI Skin & Coat Chicken Breast Jerky Treats 5oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    091037018069 BIXBI Skin & Coat Pork Jerky 5oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    091037018144 BIXBI Hip And Joint Pork Jerky 5oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    091037018120 BIXBI Hip And Joint Lamb Jerky 5oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    091037018083 BIXBI Hip And Joint Chicken Breast Jerky 5oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    091037018106 BIXBI Hip And Joint Beef Liver Jerky 5oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    Bulk TDBBS, Inc Buffalo Hearts Sliced 3 lbs 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    Bulk TDBBS, Inc Knee Caps 25 Ct 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    Unknown TDBBS, Inc Pork Jerky Strips 16oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    Unknown TDBBS, Inc Chicken Jerky 16oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    Unknown TDBBS, Inc Turkey Cubes 4.5oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    Bulk TDBBS, Inc Pig Snouts 25ct 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    Bulk TDBBS, Inc Beef Lobster Tails 1ct 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    Unknown TDBBS, Inc Turkey Jerky Sticks 6ct 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    Unknown TDBBS, Inc Hearts of Lamb 4oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    Unknown TDBBS, Inc Lamb Jerky 4oz 04202014 DEN-10032014 DEN
    1 Year Best By Date
    UPC   Lot/Best By Date
    647263800215 Nature's Deli Chicken Jerky 3lbs 04202013 DEN-10032013 DEN
    647263800208 Nature's Deli Chicken Jerky 2.5lbs 04202013 DEN-10032013 DEN

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